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1972 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Season 1972
Champions Palmeiras (5th title)
Copa Libertadores
de América
Palmeiras
Botafogo
Matches played 352
Goals scored 731 (2.08 per match)
Top goalscorer Pedro Rocha (São Paulo)
Dario (Atlético-MG) - 17 goals
Biggest home win Atlético Mineiro 5-0 Vitória (October 8, 1972)
Biggest away win Náutico 0-6 São Paulo (November 5, 1972)
Flamengo 0-6 Botafogo (November 15, 1972)
Average attendance 17,594
1971
1973

The 1972 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (officially the Segundo Campeonato Brasileiro de Clubes) was the 16th edition of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A.

Overview

The championship had 26 teams, and Palmeiras won the championship.The championship had four phases.

  • The First Phase saw the twenty-six teams divided into four groups.two groups of six, and two groups of seven. Despite being divided into groups, the phase was contested in a single round-robin format, with each team playing the others once. The top four teams in each group advanced to the Second Phase.
  • The Second Phase saw the sixteen qualified teams divided into four groups of four. The teams within each group played each other in a single round-robin format. The top team from each group advanced to the Semifinals.
  • The Semifinals were played in the form of knockout tournament, in which the winner of the match advanced to the finals.In case of a draw, the team with the best record on the championship advanced.
  • The Finals were disputed using the same rules of the semifinals.

First phase

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Second phase

Group A

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Internacional 25 11 12 2 34 20 +14 34
23px Vasco da Gama 25 10 10 5 23 15 +8 30
23x15px São Paulo 25 11 6 8 45 31 +14 28
23px América-RJ 25 8 10 7 19 21 −1 26
23x15px Bahia 25 6 11 8 16 23 −7 23
23x15px Sergipe 25 2 5 18 14 41 −27 9

Group B

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Palmeiras 25 14 8 3 39 15 +24 36
23x15px Coritiba 25 12 9 4 34 17 +17 33
23x15px Cruzeiro 25 12 9 4 37 20 +17 33
23px Flamengo 25 10 8 7 21 20 +1 28
23x15px Remo 25 5 15 5 21 20 +1 25
23x15px Náutico 25 7 8 10 30 34 −4 22
23x15px ABC 25 4 7 14 20 33 −13 15

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Corinthians 25 11 10 4 29 24 +5 32
23x15px Atlético-MG 25 10 6 9 31 26 +5 26
23px Botafogo 25 7 11 7 30 30 0 25
23x15px Santa Cruz 25 7 9 9 31 26 -5 23
23x15px Nacional-AM 25 4 10 11 23 31 -8 18
23x15px Portuguesa 25 4 9 12 25 37 −12 17

Group D

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Santos 25 11 9 5 31 19 +12 31
23x15px Grêmio 25 10 8 7 22 26 -4 28
23x15px Ceará 25 8 12 5 27 25 +2 28
23px Fluminense 25 9 9 7 21 19 +2 27
23x15px Vitória 25 6 10 9 13 26 -13 22
23x15px América-MG 25 3 12 10 18 28 −10 18
23x15px CRB 25 1 11 13 18 45 −27 13

Second phase

Key to colours in group tables
Teams that advanced to the Semifinals

Group 1

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Internacional 3 2 1 0 7 4 +3 5
23px Vasco da Gama 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 4
23px Flamengo 3 0 2 1 3 5 -2 2
23x15px Cruzeiro 3 0 1 2 4 7 -3 1

Group 2

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Palmeiras 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 4
23x15px São Paulo 3 2 0 1 4 1 +3 4
23x15px Coritiba 3 1 0 2 2 6 -4 2
23px América-RJ 3 1 0 2 3 5 −2 2

Group 3

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23x15px Corinthians 3 1 2 0 1 0 +1 4
23x15px Atlético-MG 3 1 2 0 4 3 +1 4
23x15px Ceará 3 0 2 1 1 2 -1 2
23px Fluminense 3 0 2 1 2 3 -1 2

Group 4

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
23px Botafogo 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 5
23x15px Grêmio 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 3
23x15px Santos 3 1 0 2 3 3 0 2
23x15px Santa Cruz 3 1 0 2 3 7 -4 2

Semifinals

20 December 1972 (1972-12-20)
Palmeiras 23x15px 1 – 1 23x15px Internacional
Nei Goal 69' Tovar Goal 15'

20 December 1972 (1972-12-20)
Botafogo 23px 2 – 1 23x15px Corinthians
Jairzinho Goal 25'
Nei Conceição Goal 83'
Nélson Lopes Goal 8'

Finals

23 December 1972 (1972-12-23)
Palmeiras 23x15px 0 – 0 23px Botafogo
Morumbi, São Paulo (SP)
Attendance: 58,277
Referee: 23x15px Agomar Martins

Final standings

Pos Club Pts P W D L GF GA GD
1 Palmeiras 42 30 16 10 4 46 19 27
2 Botafogo 33 30 10 13 7 38 31 7
3 Internacional 40 29 13 14 2 42 25 17
4 Corinthians 36 29 12 12 5 31 26 5
5 Coritiba 35 28 13 9 6 36 23 13
6 Cruzeiro 34 28 12 10 6 41 27 14
7 Vasco da Gama 34 28 11 12 5 28 18 10
8 Santos 33 28 12 9 7 34 22 12
9 São Paulo 32 28 13 6 9 49 32 17
10 Grêmio 31 28 11 9 8 24 18 6
11 Atlético Mineiro 30 28 11 8 9 35 29 6
12 Flamengo 30 28 10 10 8 24 25 -1
13 Ceará 30 28 8 14 6 28 27 1
14 Fluminense 29 28 9 11 8 23 22 1
15 América-RJ 28 28 9 10 9 22 26 -4
16 Santa Cruz 25 28 8 9 11 34 43 -9
17 Remo 25 25 5 15 5 21 20 1
18 Bahia 23 25 6 11 8 16 23 -7
19 Náutico 22 25 7 8 10 30 34 -4
20 Vitória 22 25 6 10 9 13 26 -13
21 Nacional-AM 18 25 4 10 11 23 31 -8
22 América Mineiro 18 25 3 12 10 18 28 -10
23 Portuguesa 17 25 4 9 12 25 37 -12
24 ABC 15 25 4 7 14 18 33 -15
25 CRB 13 25 1 11 13 18 45 -27
26 Sergipe 9 25 2 5 18 14 41 -27

References